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Graduate ACA trainee role at Sagars

Sagars Accountants Limited
Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
Closing date
2 Jul 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
Graduate schemes
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Are you looking for a great start to your career?  Would you like to get involved in working with a wide range of clients across many sectors, providing the very best technical and personal levels of service.

Sagars are looking for the next generation of graduates to join our growing Leeds Audit team.  At Sagars you will have excellent opportunities that will meet your career aspirations, working in a progressive, diverse, energetic and stimulating environment alongside supportive and engaging professional teammates. 

If you have already graduated or are graduating summer 2023 and are a committed, flexible, enthusiastic, involved professional we want you in our team!

Our graduate programme is tailored to support you and the development of your career from day one all the way through to qualification. You’ll have your own mentor and can expect the very best technical training and early responsibility. We aim to empower our people to become the best that they can be and provide them with the tools to develop themselves personally, going beyond their technical ability and out with their field of expertise to become the leaders of our future.

Successful applicants are offered a training contract with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) under a Level 7 Accounting Professional Apprenticeship.  The average length of service at Sagars is 10 years, testament to the flexible and supportive working environment that we’ve created.  Four of our current partners and directors, and many of our senior managers, joined us as graduates – proof of the excellent career prospects that exist for the right people.


We receive a great number of applications annually therefore the competition for a trainee position is strong. We accept applicants from any degree background, along with the following entry requirements:

  • Minimum ABB at A-Level (or equivalent) 2:1 degree with honours (with offers made conditional on final degree results) A growth mindset with a desire to learn, develop and grow professionally A passion for providing awesome client service

Please note at the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK.


  • Paid study leave
  • Standard 37.5 hour week with paid overtime
  • Agile, flexible and variable working arrangements
  • Pension scheme contributions
  • Loyalty holidays
  • Dress for your day policy
  • Competitive salary
  • We pay all course and exam fees

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to
Your cover letter should include details of why you want to work at Sagars.
If you have any questions please contact



Sagars was established 100 years ago and has seen many changes including a merger with the AAB Group to become the award-winning firm of the future that it is today. We’re now part of a business that has over 950 employees and offices in Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, London and Ireland.

Find Us
0113 297 6705
Gresham House,
5-7 St Pauls Street
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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